John Rutledge, Safanad's chief investment strategist, discusses how China's economy is impacting U.S. markets.» Read More
General Motors said Wednesday it will shut down Hummer after its bid to sell the brand to a Chinese company collapsed.
The real source of today’s stock market plunge is a collapse of China’s purchasing managers index, which fell to 40.9 in November from 45.2 in October, its fourth straight monthly drop. Inside the index, export orders fell significantly.
The economies in the West are not actually recovering, Martin Hennecke, associate director at Tyche, told CNBC. He foresees high or even hyper inflation in the West and a potential crisis in the bonds market.
The Fed laid the first stone on the path to higher rates with its discount rate hike, giving the markets a new way to gauge the economic recovery.
A series of online attacks on Google and dozens of other American corporations have been traced to computers at two educational institutions in China, including one with close ties to the Chinese military, say people involved in the investigation.
The Federal Reserve move to hike the discount rate was not a surprise in itself, but timing was sooner than many investors expected and the after-hours move gave Wall Street a shudder.
The report that China is lightening its load of US treasury debt, open as it is to multiple interpretations, is the sort of thing that keeps markets interesting, writes the author.
Hewlett-Packard's better-than-expected earnings and outlook could be a plus for stocks, which will also key off of Wal-Mart's earnings, inflation data and weekly jobless claims on Thursday.
In a rare interview, one of the Street’s most influential strategists sounded the alarm about the next leg down.
The price of copper has risen almost 98 percent over the past year and currently trades above $3 a pound. David Threlkeld, president of Resolved Inc., discussed whether copper prices constitute a bubble about to burst—and threaten the global recovery.
The risk trade was back on Tuesday with investors snapping up January's losers such as commodities and financials. Is it "all clear" for the correction?
Now is not the time to put money into the Shanghai Composite Index as the Chinese stock market looks set to fall for the next several months, Robin Griffiths, technical strategist from Cazenove Capital, told CNBC Monday.
Investors are likely to stay uncertain in the coming week, with investors focused on Europe's sovereign credit woes in the short term, and a world with less government-induced stimulus in the long term.
Stocks ended a volatile week with wild swings Friday as China's surprise tightening of its lending standards rattled global markets. Techs rallied, delivering the Nasdaq its best week since early January. All three major indexes snapped a four-week losing streak.Investors, keen to play the dips, retreated to one of their safe plays — technology. The Dow snapped a four-week winning streak, while the Nasdaq had its best week since early January.
Markets struggled on Friday on China’s surprise tightening of its lending standards and concerns about the global recovery. How should investors position their portfolios? Joseph LaVorgna, chief U.S. economist and CNBC contributor at Deutsche Bank and Brent McQuiston, vice president at Wealth Trust-Arizona discussed their insights.
Chatter of rate increases intensified this week. Now market pros are bracing for the end of easy money around the world.
Markets fell sharply on Friday as world markets were rattled over China's decision to tighten capital requirements for banks. How is China’s move affecting the U.S. dollar, gold and commodities? Boris Schlossberg, director of currency research at GFT Forex, Jim Steel, chief commodities analyst at HSBC and Peter Beutel, president of Cameron Hanover shared their insights.
Stocks fell sharply Friday as world markets were rattled over China's decision to tighten capital requirements for banks. The Dow was down more than 100 points, or over 1 percent, in the first few minutes of trading.
While China is trying to slow their rate of growth, the rest of the world is not going to end its “nascent recovery,” said Bob Doll, chief equity strategist at BlackRock. He shared his market outlook and investment strategies.
China and the Far East occupy a far different place in the business cycle compared to Europe and the United States. The nascent Chinese exit strategy will be a test case for other nations to follow when the cycle recovers.